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A Painter's Take On Change In China

OPB | Sept. 02, 2015

Rachel Davis, mother of two girls adopted from China, on her family's story and seismic social change.

Oregon Historical Photo: The Amusement Trail At The Lewis And Clark Exposition

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015

The Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905 brought countless visitors to Portland to marvel at the wonders of the fair. Portland, wanting to be viewed as a safe city, took precautions to protect the perceived vulnerable female population.

You Can Judge Book Publisher Tin House By Its Covers

OPB | Aug. 29, 2015

The Portland press makes covers with polished, handmade flair in place of fancy foils and embossing.

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Are We Done Hating Television?

NPR | Aug. 24, 2015 6:45 a.m.

We're supposed to be in the new golden age of television, but that doesn't mean it doesn't still face a certain stigma for some people.

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Oregon Historical Photo: Hotel In 'Portland's Living Room'

OPB | Aug. 24, 2015 midnight

Downtown Portland once looked very different. The Portland Hotel took up an entire city block in what is now Pioneer Courthouse Square.

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New Book Tells The Story Of The Aftermath Of Huricane Katrina

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015 7 a.m.

Portland author Ellen Urbani puts her training in trauma therapy to use in her debut novel about two mothers and two daughters surviving Katrina's aftermath.

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Maritime Art Exhibit Returns To Coos Bay For 22nd Year

OPB | Aug. 17, 2015 9:14 a.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

If the ocean breeze is calling your name, the 22nd Annual Maritime Art exhibition at Coos Art Museum is sure to cool you off.

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Oregon Historical Photo: The Bonneville Dam

OPB | Aug. 17, 2015 6 a.m.

The Army Corps of Engineers finished construction of the Bonneville Dam in 1937, and it began delivering electricity in 1938.

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Could An Arts Center Be Harney County's Salvation?

OPB | Aug. 15, 2015 7 a.m.

The region, once rich in timber, is asking if building a $16 million performance center might jump start its economy.

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Adios Papi! Prolific Portland Musician Is Off To Germany

OPB | Aug. 15, 2015 midnight | Portland

Papi Fimbres shares his list of what people should know if they’re thinking about moving to Portland.

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How This Tiny Washington Town Became An Arts Titan

OPB | Aug. 13, 2015 5:45 p.m. | Tieton, Washington

A single entrepreneur plugs in the arts for Central Washington town.

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An Inspiring Renovation Comes To Life In Joseph

OPB | Aug. 12, 2015 6 a.m.

Entrepreneur Greg Hennes surpassed his Kickstarter goal by $27,000 to fix up the historic Jennings Hotel in Joseph, Oregon.

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Greek Sailor, Turned Artist, Paints Astoria Blue

OPB | Aug. 8, 2015 8 a.m. | Astoria, Oregon

Christos Koutsouras has lived a life ripped from a classic adventure novel. He ran away from his home on the Greek island of Samos at 18 to sail the world, before becoming a painter and then settling in Astoria. His biggest local show yet runs through Sept. 8.

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